Portsmouth Herald: “They’re worse than slot machines.”

We need to constantly monitor the use of lottery tickets and the way we are spending the money. The lottery can have dangerous impacts. ‘They’re worse than slot machines’ Seacoast scratches A look at lottery ticket sales so far in 2015 in local communities: Rochester: $6,417,603 with 23 retailers Portsmouth: $6,342,232 with 39 retailers Dover: […]

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Thanks to the Concord Monitor for running my op-ed “Climate change hits the world’s women hardest.”

My Turn: Climate change hits the world’s women hardest By MARTHA FULLER CLARK For the Monitor Sunday, October 25, 2015 (read the original here.) (Published in print: Monday, October 26, 2015) When women succeed, everyone succeeds. That’s not just a catchy political slogan; it’s statistical and social fact. Protecting equal rights should be a crucial priority […]

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Portsmouth Herald: A Safe Place and SASS unveil new name

Portsmouth Herald: “Sen. Martha Fuller Clark, D-Portsmouth, read a resolution she authored recognizing the merger that was signed by Chuck Morse, president of the New Hampshire Senate.” “’It’s exciting to merge these two agencies,” Fuller Clark said before the unveiling. “It’s the smart thing to do to merge all their resources to have a greater […]

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Portsmouth Herald: Fuller Clark: Coming elections critical to Democrats

Portsmouth Herald: Fuller Clark: Coming elections critical to Democrats Senator says Dems have never had the opportunity to determine districts By Jesse Scardina (read the original here.) PORTSMOUTH — State Sen. Martha Fuller Clark (D-Portsmouth) already has her sights set on a 2016 run for re-election, telling a group of roughly 30 gathered at Redhook […]

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Portsmouth Herald/Seacoast Online – Painful wait for medical marijuana: DiFranco among patients unable to access therapeutic cannabis

Portsmouth Herald/Seacoast Online (read the original here). Painful wait for medical marijuana: DiFranco among patients unable to access therapeutic cannabis By Jesse Scardina jscardina@seacoastonline.com Posted Sep. 13, 2015 at 2:01 AM The pain in Debbie DiFranco’s fingers and toes is sometimes debilitating. The neuropathy, as it’s called, is a side effect of the chemotherapy drugs used […]

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Sen. Clark joins Manchester’s Sen. Lou D’Allesandro to call on DNC to remove threat of sanctions for debates sponsored by other organizations.

Another View — Martha Fuller Clark and Lou D’Allesandro: DNC debate rule hurts Democrats and the country By MARTHA FULLER CLARK and LOU D’ALLESANDRO WE — NEW Hampshire Democrats supportive of an open and democratic debate process that transcends our loyalty to any one presidential primary candidate — respectfully urge the Democratic National Committee (DNC) […]

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Seacoast Online/Portsmouth Herald: DNC debate schedule

Seacoast Online/Portsmouth Herald: “Another political thumbs down goes to the National Democratic Committee which is shortchanging primary voters in New Hampshire and across the nation. Unless the rising hue and cry forces the DNC to change its plans, there will be only six Democratic presidential primary debates. This compares to 25 in 2008, the last […]

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Portsmouth Herald: Senate-approved budget plan doesn’t include raises for state employees

Read the original story here. Senate-approved budget plan doesn’t include raises for state employees By ALLIE MORRIS Monitor staff Friday, June 5, 2015 State employees will not see a pay raise under the Senate-approved budget, despite an effort from Democrats to fund the increase. Gov. Maggie Hassan and representatives from the state’s largest employees union negotiated […]

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Portsmouth Herald: N.H. Uber-study bill poised for passage

Law would consider statewide regulations for rides-for-hire State Sen. Martha Fuller Clark, D-Portsmouth. By Elizabeth Dinan    edinan@seacoastonline.com Posted Jun. 4, 2015 at 1:16 PM Read the original here. PORTSMOUTH — A bill proposed by Sen. Martha Fuller Clark, to study possible state regulation of Uber and other rides-for-hire, gained final support from lawmakers Wednesday and […]

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